Junior Research Fellow| PhD Position

Dhanbad, Jharkhand
Posted 1 year ago
  • Organization: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad
  • Location: IIT, (ISM) Dhanbad
  • Deadline: 10th February, 2023

Job Description (Junior Research Fellow| PhD Position)

PositionJunior Research Fellow (JRF)
Number of Position (s)One (01)
Title of The ProjectDevelopment of dynamic geospatial framework and land suitability database for best alternative livelihood options in Indian Sundarban region.
Principal InvestigatorProf. S. R. Samadder, Associate Professor & Head of  Centre, Centre for Water Resource Management, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, Pin-826004. Email: [email protected]
Tenure of ProjectThree years (03)
Job Description (in maximum of 100 words)We are seeking one (01) Junior Research Fellow for a research project aimed at creating a geospatial framework for land suitability information in the Indian Sundarban region, a vulnerable area facing threats from climate change. The study will focus on identifying environmentally sound livelihood options for the local population and reducing pressure on natural resources, while taking into account alternative practices and proposing new solutions. The candidate will extensively review current knowledge on saline soil agriculture and cash crop options, and will use Google Earth Engine API for mapping of private and government land parcels. The projects deliverables will be hosted in a WebGIS platform for public use.
Essential QualificationM. Tech. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Geoinformatics OR M. Sc. in Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Geoinformatics with 60% or CGPA 6.0. The candidate must be NET (JRF/Asstt. Prof.)/GATE qualified. Selected candidate may be given opportunity to enroll for IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Ph. D Programme for the immediate next cycle (*subject to fulfillment of Ph. D admission requirements as per IIT (ISM) norms)
Desirable QualificationAdvanced working knowledge and demonstrated experience of working with Remote Sensing data. Knowledge of handling GIS data in QGIS, or Google Earth Engine. Prior knowledge of programming in JavaScript or Python is a plus but not essential. The candidate should be keen to learn programming through the duration of the project. The project involves lots of interaction and filed work with local administration and inhabitants. Oral communication skill in local language is a plus but not essential.
Age and Relaxation (if any)The maximum age limit of the candidates is 30 years as on the last date of application (SC/ST/OBC/WOMEN/PWD candidates will get relaxation as per Govt. of India Rules).
FellowshipINR 31,000/ month (1st & 2nd year); INR 35,000/month (3rd year) (Consolidated).
Last Date & Time for receiving applicationThe last date for online application is: 10th February, 2023. Candidates are requested to apply using the application link as given below: Application form Link: https://forms.gle/NngNxixAWqc5RQHZ9

Note: Please contact at [email protected] for any query regarding the application process

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Job CategoryGeo-informatics, Geomatics, Govt GIS Jobs, RS and GIS

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